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26 Nov 2014
The deep ocean seems so remote that it is difficult to imagine any sort of human-generated change making an impact on deep-sea life. It is even more difficult to collect or examine evidence from the...
Type: News Article
Neoverruca Population
26 Nov 2014
A population of Neoverruca barnacles in their deep sea ecosystem (Photo: JAMSTEC).
Type: Photo
Map of Ocean Troughs
26 Nov 2014
A map that Yuichi Nakajima created to show the two sampling sites, each marked in red with a small circle.
Type: Photo
Barnacle Species
26 Nov 2014
Two Neoverruca barnacles. The white scale bar measures one centimeter in length. (Photo: Hiromi Watanabe and JAMSTEC)
Type: Photo
17 Nov 2014
Synapse, the name for the signal-receiving site on a neuron, comes from the Greek word for contact. Neuroscientists used to maintain that neurons form one-to-one relationship to contact one another....
Type: News Article
17 Nov 2014
The neurons in this video contain a dye that fluoresces when it encounters calcium ions. When the neuron is excited, calcium floods into the cell and the neuron fluoresces. The researchers monitored...
Type: Video
Extrasynaptic Excitations
17 Nov 2014
Extrasynaptic receptors are essential for producing activity in this striatal neuron. Neurons were recorded from brain tissue slices in three different conditions. In graph 1, the researchers...
Type: Photo
Extrasynapse Researchers
17 Nov 2014
Marianela Garcia-Munoz (left) and Violeta Lopez-Huerta (right) work in the Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit, led by Professor Gordon Arbuthnott (center), where they recently completed a study on...
Type: Photo
5 Nov 2014
In an article published in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience by Okinawa Institute of Science...
Type: News Article
23 Oct 2014
Simulating the behavior of a single particle can be quite a challenging task in physics; after all, it is microscopic and we usually cannot watch in real time. It becomes even more complicated when...
Type: News Article

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